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2011 Baseball Attendance by Average

Here’s the Big Kahuna of attendance compilations: a list of the 350 affiliated, independent and summer-collegiate teams attracting 51 million fans during the 2011 baseball season. This list comprises 174 affiliated teams playing under the Minor League Baseball banner, 51 independent teams and venues, and 126 NCAA-sanctioned summer-collegiate teams across the United States and Canada. […]

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Notable managerial moves: Sandberg to Lehigh Valley, Riordan to Florence

Two notable managerial changes in the minors have been announced: Ryne Sandberg, successful as manager of the Iowa Cubs (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) last season and passed over as Cubs manager, will pilot the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Class AAA; International League), while Fran Riordan, the winningest manager in Frontier League history, will lead the […]

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International League

The International League has its roots in 1885’s New York State League, which served as a starting point for 1886’s International Association. The league was known by several different names in its early days — Eastern Association (1891), Eastern League (1892-1911), and New International League (1918-1919) — and served as a Class AAA league for […]

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